There’s been a lot of hype around AI systems in the past year or so, and rightly so. Some of these AI systems, such as the ones creating amazing digital art like DALL-E 2 and the more recently released conversational AI, ChatGPT, both from OpenAI, are downright astounding in their capability.
Puzzlecraft, or, the art of creating mind-teasers like riddles, ciphers, and puzzles, is a discipline spanning diverse and eclectic subjects. Many of us who practice this art may not be well versed in all of them. I, for example, am horrible at coming up with riddles, while I excel at creating ciphers. For those of us lacking in one subject or another, we now can utilize the power of AI to pick up our slack. In this article, we’ll explore a few examples of using AI to assist in puzzlecraft.